Is the rising popularity of The Kashmir Files a threat to Bachchan Pandey?

The Kashmir Files vs Bachchhan Paandey: The poor state of Bollywood is well known during the pandemic. The growing popularity of South Cinema from above is enough to make a difference. In such a situation, the Hindi film industry began to feel that its days were over. But Vivek Agnihotri’s film ‘The Kashmir Files’, based on the massacre of Hindus in Kashmir and the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits, has reawakened Bollywood’s hopes. By earning 60 million rupees in just five days, this movie has proven that if the content is good, its positive results can be seen at the box office. His popularity can also be seen positively on the way to social media, as is being seen with ‘The Kashmir Files’. But amidst this happy lineup, you can also see some interesting contention at the box office. Because on the occasion of Holi, Bollywood action star Akshay Kumar’s movie Bachchan Pandey will be released in theaters on March 18.

What will Akshay Kumar’s film be like against Vivek Agnihotri’s ‘The Kashmir Files’?

The movie ‘The Kashmir Files’ was released in theaters on March 11. The box office taking of the film was 3.55 crores on Friday of that day. But after that, the movie collection has been increasing day by day. The film earned Rs 8.50 crore on Saturday, Rs 15.10 crore on Sunday, Rs 15.05 crore on Monday, Rs 18 crore on Tuesday. Thus, the total gross of the film is Rs 60.20 crore, which is a record in itself. Looking at the ratio in which the profits of the film increase, it can be said that you will get the direct benefit of the Holi festival holiday. Perhaps one day the collection will reach 30 million rupees. In such a situation, this may become a threat to Akshay Kumar’s ‘Bachchan Pandey’ movie. Because Khiladi Kumar had postponed the release of the film until March 18 in view of Holi. He thought that the film would have a gap of 15 days. In so many days, they will still win. But ‘The Kashmir Files’ has framed such a screw that his film seems stuck.

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Although Akshay Kumar’s latest released film is ‘Atrangi Re’, it was released on the OTT platform. Leaving him, his latest theatrical release is ‘Sooryavanshi’. If we look at the box office collection of this movie, then it earned 26 million rupees on the first day. After this, 23 million rupees were earned on the second day and 27 million rupees on the third day. After this, unexpectedly, the film’s gross fell to 14 million rupees. If we compare Bachchan Pandey movie on the basis of these figures, considering its popularity and star cast, it was expected to earn between 25 and 30 million rupees on opening day. But the way a large number of people in the country are becoming emotionally attached to the movie ‘The Kashmir Files’. Watching it, it looks like no one will be able to stop this movie for the next two weeks. This storm is not growing like a tsunami.

In a conversation with our English website India Today, film trade analyst Amul V Mohan says that Vivek’s film will have a lot to do with Akshay. He said, “The Kashmir Files will have a huge impact on the opening day of Bachchan Pandey. The speed with which this film is growing at the box office will seriously affect the film which will be released on March 18. Any Akshay Kumar film will generally he earns 27-30 million rupees in one day, but at the moment ‘The Kashmir Files’ is still dominant. According to every day, he seems to earn more the next day.” However, film trade analyst Akshay Rathi feels that ‘The Kashmir Files’ will not have any impact on Akshay Kumar’s ‘Bachchan Pandey’. He believes that both films belong to different genres. His audience is also quite different. So both will win.

We inform that the movie ‘The Kashmir Files’ is based on the massacre of Hindus in Kashmir in the 90’s and the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits. You’re seeing a different mood across the country about it. There is a discussion about the movie from the road to social networks. The painful story of Kashmiri Pandits is said to be presented for the first time through film after extensive research. People are running campaigns of their own regarding this movie. Appealing to each other to see the movie. Not only this, it has been made tax free in many states. It has been made duty free in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Gujarat and Haryana. In this way, the film is tax-free throughout the Hindi belt, from where there is an opportunity to earn more. The movie will also get all the benefits of this. While Akshay’s film Bachchan Pandey may have to deal with the loss of him.

Actors like Anupam Kher, Mithun Chakraborty, Darshan Kumar, Pallavi Joshi, Puneet Issar, Chinmay Mandlekar, Prakash Belwadi and Atul Srivastava have major roles in the movie ‘The Kashmir Files’. At the same time, Jacqueline Fernandez, Kriti Sanon, Pankaj Tripathi, Sanjay Mishra and Arshad Warsi are starring in Akshay Kumar’s film ‘Bachchan Pandey’ directed by Farhad Samji. The film is produced by Sajid Nadiadwala, which will be released in theaters on March 18 on the occasion of Holi. ‘Bachchan Pandey’ is said to be a remake of the Tamil film ‘Jigarthanda’. In such a situation, it is bound to look South Cinema style. Actor Akshay Kumar is putting a lot of color into the character of the feared gangster Bachchan Pandey. To be seen, both ‘The Kashmir Files’ and ‘Bachchan Pandey’ movies are made with different themes and purposes. While Akshay Kumar’s film is a full Bollywood masala commercial, Vivek Agnihotri’s film is based on a touchy subject. The audience for both films is different. So the effect of both will also be different.

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